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Organizational Communication Study Set 1

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Quiz 3 :

Three Early Perspectives on Organizations and Communication

Quiz 3 :

Three Early Perspectives on Organizations and Communication

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Weber saw bureaucracy as a necessary reaction to
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Which of the following individuals is said to be responsible for popularizing concepts of hard work, independence, and organizing life through work?
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The problematic features of our theories and narratives are most likely to bring out which of the following concepts?
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Which of the three P's associated with theory most directly encourages individuals to ask questions and enter into dialogue?
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According to the classical approach to management, which of the following was the primary goal of organizations?
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Which of the following approaches to management values hierarchy?
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Which of the following theorists proposed Theory Y as an alternative to the bureaucratic style of management?
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Which of the following approaches to management assumes that people are relatively self-directed and that they will exercise imagination and ingenuity when given the opportunity?
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Which of the following is not a feature of Frederick Taylor's system of scientific management?
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Which of the following theoretical approaches is characterized by a strict division of labor and the power and authority of management?
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As part of his hierarchy of needs, Maslow claimed that individuals are striving for which of the following concepts?
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In the realm of organizational theory, "the story we tell is one we favor." This describes which characteristic of organizational communication theory?
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With which of the following concepts has the human resources approach faced the most difficulty in explaining the pragmatics and methods for implementation?
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The text identifies slave narratives as an example of resistance narratives. These stories were hidden from the slaveholders but motivated individual slaves to persevere. This is an example of which of the following concepts?
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In general, all theories share which two features?
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The Hawthorne effect refers to Mayo and Roethlisberger's finding that
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Which of the following events in American history marked the rise of bureaucracy in modern organizations?
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Which of the following approaches to management is concerned with the total organizational climate as well as how an organization encourages employee participation and dialogue?
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According to the text, the three P's associated with theory include all of the following EXCEPT
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According to Maslow's hierarchy, which of the following needs still serves as a motivating factor, even if it has been fulfilled?
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